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[10/15/07 - 03:01 PM]
Wheel of Fortune Celebrates Its Milestone 25th Season in November Featuring All-Star Celebrity Guests
Upcoming guests include: Neil Patrick Harris, Jeff Probst, Sherri Shepherd, Montel Williams and Steve Schirripa.

[via press release from CBS]

WHEEL OF FORTUNE CELEBRATES ITS MILESTONE 25TH SEASON IN NOVEMBER FEATURING ALL-STAR CELEBRITY GUESTS

Culver City (October 15, 2007) - WHEEL OF FORTUNE took the show on the road to New York City to celebrate the show's landmark 25th anniversary with three special theme weeks originating from the famed Radio City Music Hall.

The festivities kick off with "Best Friends Week" (airing November 5-9). These five shows will feature New York-area buddies playing together. A full list of the contestants and their hometown is below.

The next week will be "PEOPLE Celebrity Week," (airing November 12-16, 2007), a star-studded week sponsored by PEOPLE magazine, pairing celebrities with fans. While the fans play for cash and prizes, the celebrities will spin the wheel for their favorite charities. " The all-star list of celebrities who played the game are:

Kristan Cunningham (HGTV's "Design on a Dime," "Rachael Ray")
Paula Deen (Food Network's "Paula's Home Cooking")
Robert Gossett ("The Closer")
Neil Patrick Harris ("How I Met Your Mother")
Paige Hemmis ("Extreme Makeover: Home Edition")
Sandra Lee (Food Network's "Semi-Home Made Cooking With Sandra Lee")
Diane Neal ("Law and Order: SVU")
Jeff Probst ("Survivor")
Steve Schirripa ("The Sopranos")
Sherri Shepherd ("The View")
Robin Strasser ("One Life to Live")
Alison Sweeney ("Days of Our Lives," "The Biggest Loser")
Gina Tognoni ("Guiding Light")
Montel Williams ("Montel")
Jacob Young ("All My Children")

For their participation, each celebrity's chosen charity receives a minimum of $10,000.

The third week is "Heroes Week" (airing November 19-23, 2007). These special shows will honor the firefighters, police officers, paramedics, doctors, teachers and more from the Tri-State Area. A full list of the contestants and their hometowns is below.

WHEEL OF FORTUNE can be seen on over 200 stations across the country and is produced by Sony Pictures Television, a Sony Pictures Entertainment Company. It is distributed domestically and internationally by CBS Television Distribution, a unit of CBS Corp.





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· BIGGEST LOSER, THE (NBC)
· CLOSER, THE (TNT)
· EXTREME MAKEOVER: HOME EDITION (ABC)
· HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER (CBS)
· LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT (NBC)
· MONTEL WILLIAMS SHOW, THE (SYNDICATION)
· RACHAEL RAY (SYNDICATION)
· SOPRANOS, THE (HBO)
· SURVIVOR (CBS)
· WHEEL OF FORTUNE (SYNDICATION)











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